Lousy Point 216-86-505

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Created: 2013-11-27 08:55:12
Modified: 2014-11-25 09:29:27

Active: No
Country:Canada
Site:Mackenzie Delta
GTN-P:CA 04
TC-Code:216-86-505
Responsible Countries: Canada,
Timezone:UTC/GMT -07:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Shrub Tundra
Responsible Person:Mark Nixon

Adjacent CALM site C5, Part of a 7 kilometer permafrost geophysics test range

NAME AND LOCATION OF CLOSEST CLIMATE STATION (latitude, longitude, and distance from borehole, km) – provide (if available) mean monthly air temperature and snow depth of reporting interval for mean annual ground temperature Tuktoyaktuk, 69°26'N. 133° 2'W    60 km

AIR TEMPERATURE AND SNOW COVER THICKNESS/DENSITY MEASUREMENTS AT THE BOREHOLE SITE (indicate frequency of observations):

Air temperature: Yes [x] No [ ]  daily  Snow thickness: Yes[x] No[ ] annual?  Density: Yes [x] No[ ]

6hrs air logger annual snow

Depth:30 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Deepest Sensor:30 m
Drilling Method:Coring Auger
Date Drilled:01. Apr 1986
Type:Helicopter or snowmobile. Winter road
Distance From Road:2000 m
Other Disturbance:no disturbance
Aspect:96.5 °
Permafrost Zone:Continuous
Vegetation:Shrub Tundra
Landform:Ice cored ice contact ridge, may be late glacial (>10Ka) or much older (early Wisconsinan)
Lithology:9 m of stratified silt and sand over 20 m massive ice, over icy sand
Morphology:Top of hill or ridge. Local relief: 30m
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Bibliographic References
Dallimore, S.R and Davis, J.L., 1992: Ground penetrating radar investigations of massive ground ice in Ground penetration radar, ed. J. Pilon; Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 90-4, p. 41-48.
Dallimore, S.R. and Wolfe, D.A., 1988: Massive ground ice associated with glaciofluvial sediments, RichardsIsland, N.W.T., Canada Proceedings of theFifth International Conference on Permafrost, Trondheim, Norway
Rampton, V.N. and Walcott, R.I., 1974: Gravity profiles across ice-cored topography Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v.11, p. 110-121.

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Longitude:-134.284967 °
Latitude:69.217634 °
Elevation:30 m
EPSG:4326
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